Chocolate Marzipan and Walnut Pralines

    45 min

    Delicious treats that are perfect as food gifts during the Christmas season. Marzipan and walnuts are formed into shapes, dipped in chocolate and then topped with walnuts.

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    Makes: 25 pralines

    • 400g marzipan
    • 100g icing sugar, divided
    • 100g walnuts, coarsely chopped
    • 2 dessertspoons rum
    • 2 dessertspoons maraschino liqueur
    • 1-2 (300g) blocks dark chocolate cake covering
    • 50 walnut halves

    Prep:45min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Knead marzipan with 80g icing sugar, chopped walnuts, rum and maraschino liqueur.
    2. Sprinkle the remaining icing sugar on a clean work surface. Roll out the marzipan and cut out circles, squares or rectangles.
    3. Melt chocolate covering according to package instructions.
    4. Stab each praline with a cocktail stick, coat with chocolate and shake off any excess. Place onto a greaseproof paper-lined tray.
    5. Allow to set a little, then top with a walnut half. Dry completely and store in tins.

    Chocolate cake covering

    Can be substituted for eating chocolate, but the finish will not be the same.

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